ZChillers are made in the US by Packless Industries located in Waco, Texas.
I had the chance to take a look at ZChillers at NHC this past summer. ZChillers are double tube counter flow wort chillers. The interior tubing is a Spiral Star Design. This spiraling increases the surface area of copper that’s in contact with your wort. It also increases turbulence. More movement across more surface area means your wort chills quickly. Chilling performance graphs are available on ZChillers Website in the News Section. While you’re there, take a gander at the Testimonials section.
Three versions are available starting at $159.99. ZChillers come with your choice of no fittings, 1/2″ NPT and Male Garden Hose Fittings.
Three Models Are Available…
Standard ZChiller – 9″ diameter, 3.5″ tall, made from 102″ of copper tubing. Our original design created with small-batch homebrewers in mind. Compact, efficient, and recommended for batches of 7.5 gallons or less.
Large ZChiller – 9″ diameter, 5.125″ tall, made from 154″ of copper tubing. Our most versatile chiller, the Large ZChiller can handle much larger batches that require a higher degree of cooling while at the same time retaining the ability to be used for small batches as well. If you want flexibility and true brewing freedom, this is the chiller for you. [Hands on Look]
Square ZChiller – 8.75″ side length, 7.25″ tall, made from 134″ of copper tubing. Distinctive design delivers cooling rates comparable to the Large ZChiller with a brand new look to spice up your brewing rig. If you’re looking for a unique chiller with a bit of flash that can handle a variety of batch sizes, look no further.